Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, visits Washington D.C. and John F. Kennedy. October 1963. Film by Sidney J. Stiber, Public Domain. Visualmyth by Patrick Burke.
- On May 25, 1963 the Organization for African Unity (OAU) was established with a permanent headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, was selected as the first President of the OAU. This is his acceptance speech.